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22 May 2009

Move An Asteroid 2009 International Technical Paper Competition is Go

The Move An Asteroid 2009 International Student and Young Professional Technical Paper Competition is once again being held. It is being administered by the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC).

Rules: 3-10 page technical paper on how to change the course of an asteroid. First price is a trip to South Korea in October to attend the Space Generation Congress (SGC) and International Astronautical Congress (IAC).

Link: SGAC Announcement: Space Generation Advisory Council announces “Move An Asteroid 2009” competition

Link: Move An Asteroid 2009 site

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